Network Security Engineer

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 11-20-2017
We are seeking a Network Security Engineer for a full time opening in Washington, DC.   All applicants must be Natural Born U.S Citizens (candidate, parents, siblings, ETC) and hold an active Top Secret or Top Secret SCI. All applicants must be processed for the Q clearance.

Serve as the Cyber Operator responsible for managing the network firewalls and network security configurations.
  • Perform technical security activities to include:
    • Manage Firewall.
    • Provide network security configurations recommendations.
    • Assess deployment of existing capabilities to improve situational awareness.
  • Maintain firewall policy.
  • Integrate with SIEM.
  • Comment on new ODNI/NIST standards / regulations as applies to client environment
  • Employ best practices when implementing security requirements within an information system. 
  • Participate in IC Community Shared Resources Working Group.
  • May serve as a technical team or task leader.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Respond to cyber incidents as defined in DOE-IN Incident Response and local SOP.
  • Participates in special projects as required
  • Desired Candidates have CISSP or other security certification.
  • Experience with Palo Alto and Cisco NGF/Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance.
  • Candidates must have the following experience and knowledge:
  • Knowledge of the IC and audit collection policies.
  • Possess effective interpersonal and presentation skills as he/she operates in a client-facing role.
  • Possess the ability to communicate in written and oral form.  Publication or presentation experiences a plus.
Experience reporting IT Security events/incidents in the time prescribed based on policies and procedures.
General Characteristics:
  • Candidate will be a Proactive Self Starter
  • Candidate will Require Little to No Immediate Supervision or Day to Day Tasking
  • Candidate will Possess Excellent Decision Making Skills.
  • Candidate will Demonstrate Flexibility and Possess the Willingness to Support Shift Work if Needed.
  • Candidate will Possess Excellent ability to Collaborate as a Team and Possess Excellent Interpersonal Skills.
  • Candidate will Possess Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills and be able to Interact with Senior Levels of Management.
  • Possesses experience supporting the Intelligence Community (IC)
  • Experience with Network Routers.
  • Experience with TACLANEs.
  • Experience with supporting the Joint Worldwide Intelligence System (JWICS).
  • Knowledge of cloud architecture.
  • Knowledge of virtualization capabilities.
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